16th Dec. Contemplative Outreach Dublin Advent Reflection Day

Contemplative Outreach Dublin Advent Reflection Day

Date: Saturday 16th December

Time :9.30 am – 3.00pm

Venue : Avila Carmelite Centre, Bloomfield Avenue, Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 Avila have parking facilities. The centre is served by the following bus routes 39A (Blanchardstown to UCD), 46A (Phoenix Park to Dun Laoghaire) and 145 (Heuston Station to Kilmacanogue) buses

Structure of the Day

9.30-10.00 – Tea, Coffee, and time for greeting one another

10.00 am – Centering Prayer

10.30 am – Presentation 1

Denis Gleeson cfc – Theme of Peace

12.00 – Participants are welcome to join in with the Carmelite Community for the celebration of the Eucharist.

12.30: Lunch – Tea and Coffee are provided at lunch time but participants will need to bring their own lunch

13.30: Presentation 2

Ann O’Reilly “Exploring our Yes to life in the spirit of Arnaud Desjardins”.

Arnaud Desjardins (1925-2011) was a French film director and author who travelled to India and Afghanistan in the 1950s and 1960s, making television documentaries about spiritual traditions not well known to many Europeans at the time, including HinduismTibetan BuddhismZen, and Sufism.  He was a deep seeker who brought the wisdom of India back to France and began a lifetime of teaching that helped to open and heal many, many people. He opened his first Ashram in France in 1985.

2.30: Centering Prayer


There is a fee of €20.00 per participant to cover costs. This can be paid by cash or by cheque made out to Fionnuala Quinn. We will not have any facility to accept card payments. If you prefer to pay by bank transfer in advance please let me know.

All are welcome. If you would like to attend this event, please send an email to anaoreilly13@gmail.com to reserve your place.